bias

coding

Trolls Baffled by Victoria's Secret Model Who Codes

Instagram trolls tried to question Lyndsey Scott's coding skills—and showed how pervasive these biases are in tech.
Samantha Cole
9.12.18
The Plug

This VR Founder Wants to Gamify Empathy to Reduce Racial Bias

Clorama Dorvilias wants to remove shame and guilt from diversity and inclusion training.
Tyler Young
7.20.18
algorithms

Copyright Law Makes Artificial Intelligence Bias Worse

But it could be used to help fix the problem too.
Louise Matsakis
10.31.17
Updates

Google Is Sorry its Sentiment Analyzer is Biased

The company’s Cloud Natural Language API rated being a Jew or homosexual as negative.
Louise Matsakis
10.25.17
bias

Google’s Sentiment Analyzer Thinks Being Gay Is Bad

This is the latest example of how bias creeps into artificial intelligence.
Andrew Thompson
10.25.17
bad algorithms

Silicon Valley Is Inserting Its Biases Into Nearly Every Technology We Use

A new book argues that algorithmic bias is a result of the insular, mostly white tech industry.
Stephanie Russell-Kraft
10.10.17
bad code

The Algorithms Aren’t Working for the Rest of Us

Code carries human bias and mistakes.
Louise Matsakis
9.27.17
Sausage-making party

How the Magic Leap Lawsuit Illuminates Tech’s Gendered Design Bias

It’s not pretty.
Jordan Pearson
2.15.17
Features

Why Oakland Police Turned Down Predictive Policing

Predictive policing is becoming popular for American police departments, but some have rejected the tech over concerns about bias.
Emily Thomas
12.28.16
News

The White House Wants To End Racism In Artificial Intelligence

Can education fix AI’s fairness problem?
Jordan Pearson
10.12.16
RACISM

Why An AI-Judged Beauty Contest Picked Nearly All White Winners

It’s another troubling example of an emerging trend.
Jordan Pearson
9.5.16
News

It’s Our Fault That AI Thinks White Names Are More 'Pleasant' Than Black Names

A new study reveals some unsettling trends in our mechanical friends.
Jordan Pearson
8.26.16
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